In addition to the dozens of events on the official festival schedule, a number of venues are throwing their own special events while they have a captive culinary audience. Here is an overview of some of the breakaway fun:
Rioja Wine Dinner
Who: Dhane Chesson of Wines of Rioja
Where: The Macintosh, 479B King St.
When: 6:30 p.m. Thursday
More info: Chesson has chosen the wines for this three-course dinner, for which the menu includes roasted tilefish and duck galantine. For reservations, call 789-4299. Continue reading